Friday, June 30, 2017

Beef Congee (Cháo Thịt Bò) Recipe

Beef Congee (Cháo Thịt Bò) Recipe

1/2 tsp. chopped Shallots
1/2 tsp. minced Garlic
3 Green Onions
3/4 cup Jasmine Rice
5 cups Water
1 Tbsp. Olive Oil
1 tsp. minced Garlic
1 tsp. chopped Shallots
3/4 tsp. Kosher Salt
1 1/2 tsp. Sugar
Fish Sauce (to taste)
Black Pepper

Cut a small piece of Beef into slices and finely chop.  Add in 1/2 tsp. chopped Shallots and 1/2 tsp. minced Garlic.  Then set aside.

Cut 3 Green Onions, separate the white portion and the green and set aside.

Rinse and wash 3/4 cup Jasmine Rice about 2-3 times. Add in 5 cups of water.
Place on stove and bring to a simmer. Remember to stir the pot or else rice will stick to the bottom. While you cook the rice prepare the beef. 

In a pan, add in 1 Tbsp. Olive Oil, 1 tsp. minced Garlic and1 tsp. chopped Shallots.  Saute for a few seconds. Add in the the finely chopped Beef. Cook on high medium heat, let it cook for a few minutes.  Remove from heat and set aside.

Once the rice looks like this, add in the Beef. Let it simmer and add in 3/4 tsp. Kosher Salt and 1 1/2 tsp. Sugar.  Stir and bring to a high simmer.  Taste test the congee and add in Fish Sauce to taste. 

When the congee look like this it’s ready add in the white part of the Green Onions. Let it cook for a few more minutes. When you’re ready to serve add in the rest of the Green Onions and Black Pepper. Enjoy!

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